The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has presented the Certificate of Return to the President-elect, Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima.
INEC National Chairman, Yakubu Mahmood presented the certificate of return to Tinubu and Shettima in Abuja on Tuesday.
Tinubu emerged winner of Saturday’s presidential election after polling the highest votes to defeat his rival of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and Labour Party’s Peter Obi.
Tinubu won 12 states, his closest rival Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic PDP, also won 12 states.
The candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi won 11 states including FCT while the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso won one state.
Tinubu polled 8, 794, 726 while Atiku garnered 6,984,520. Obi scored 6,101,533 and Kwankwaso got 1, 496, 687.